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    Thoughts, musings, and ruminations.

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    If you’re a pet owner, you’re used to thinking about how the products you use in your home impact the health and well-being of your four-legged friends. You make decisions about what to safely feed your pet, as well as what kind of house and garden plants you keep, because you love them so much!...
    If one could smell the color green...it may well be the smell of this particular tree. The fresh, woody aroma of the cypress tree is enough to make you believe you are delightfully lost in a forest of evergreens. If you’re wondering where exactly you may have observed a cypress tree, visualize...
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    Towering over the Amazon rainforest stands a giant with centuries-old roots. The copaiba tree grows slowly, ultimately reaching more than one hundred feet in height, and within it flows a sticky treasure that’s been tapped for widely diverse applications for hundreds of years. This copaiba...
    Autumn is inching nearer, and her biggest fans are whipping out their collection of fall-flavored essential oils to celebrate. For these devoted followers, it’s all about Clove, Cinnamon Bark, Ginger, and Wild Orange with pumpkin everything; and they truly have my best wishes as they commence...
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    Ring! The moment that bell sounds to signal school is back in session, students of all levels enter the gateway to important new paths of learning. In addition to writing instruments, textbooks, tablets and syllabi, they also need to gather up all their mental clarity in order to focus on the...
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    With so many minty aromas to choose from, how’s an oiler to know which one to use and when? While there’s a great deal of freedom to simply follow your nose and let it do the deciding, it’s a smart idea to explore the three big mint aromas and learn a few tips to help you decide what their...
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    Engage in good: good health, a good mood, and good work around the world with dōTERRA®’s Summer Citrus Duo. If Red and Yellow Mandarin have paired up in your market to support the Healing Hands Foundation®, with every cent from their sales this month applied as a donation to the foundation, then...
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    The first thing spearmint likely brings to mind is the moment of unwrapping a stick of blue-green gum to freshen your breath. Yes, this is one of the spearmint plant’s claims to fame; and once you get your hands on dōTERRA® Spearmint essential oil, that package of gum sticks will have to move...
    In your mind’s eye, spin the globe we’re on and situate yourself just above the Black Sea. On the western bank sits the mountainous country of Bulgaria. Zoom in and feel your breath taken away by expansive fields of delicate purple blossoms stretching as far as the eye can see. You’ve arrived at...
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    A crisp, lemony floral note hits your nose, and you melt. The exact same aroma hits a mosquito, compelling it to turn around and buzz off. This, my friends, is a win-win situation for the owner of the essential oil; and it’s precisely the case with sweet, rosy dōTERRA® Citronella! This oil should...
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    This season, people can be found cleaning out corners and sorting their belongings into piles labeled give, sell, and toss. Have you set aside a creative recycling pile for the various empty dōTERRA® bottles you’ve accumulated? If so, get excited; and if not, start using them today. These two fun...
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    Whenever this warm, herbaceous, mood-boosting Mediterranean beauty enters the promotional spotlight, droves of dedicated oilers line up to possess it. It’s dōTERRA® Melissa, one of the rarest and most expensive oils due to its extensive range of benefits. First off, let’s establish that it’s a...
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    Class is out, and summer is in! Let’s celebrate by making some refreshing homemade frozen treats, shall we? These two popsicle recipes contain all the sweet you need, without any of the guilt that accompanies those sugar-filled, store-bought frozen desserts. When making your grocery list to...
    In the warm, sunny climes of Brazil and Greece, something delightful grows. There, orchards full of sweet orange trees grow an abundance of citrus fruit whose fresh peels, when cold pressed, yield dōTERRA® Wild Orange essential oil. Wild Orange is the smell of summer, the sweetest fresh citrus...
    Today’s dive into Geranium essential oil will inspire you to channel your inner Cleopatra. This enchanting queen of ancient Egypt, known for her charm and power, was certainly wise in the ways of using nature’s beauty for its maximum enhancing effects in her personal care! The fragrant oil...
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    Spring is beginning to think about turning into summer, and among the lovely floral aromas wafting through the air are exotic Jasmine and sweet Geranium. In the next post, I’ll have you covered with everything you need to know about Geranium; but today we’re lifting a varied bouquet to our noses...
    What do you get when you cross a mandarin and a sweet orange? You get a juicy, zesty, miniature citrus fruit called a clementine, which is basically the most adorable orange you’ll ever see. The rind surrounding these small, bright fruits can be cold-pressed to create dōTERRA® Clementine...
    April 30, 2021 · Essential Oils
    Sometimes timing is everything. If you recall hearing the name Neroli around April of last year, too, know there’s a reason for the cyclical nature of Neroli popping up in on your newsfeed. You see, the window for harvesting the flower that produces this exotic oil reaches its prime harvest...
    April 17, 2021 · Essential Oils
    Laundering is dirty business. No, I don’t mean the sort that involves transfers of illegally obtained funds. Picture dirty, used-up clothing going through the magical process that transforms them into bright, sweet-smelling garments that make you look and feel great. Of course, laundering also...
    April 9, 2021 · Essential Oils
    A well-placed wedge of juicy, bright green lime serves to artistically adorn many a refreshing drink, providing that perfect finishing touch for flavor and presentation. Let no one assume, however, that garnish is the ultimate destiny for this little green fruit. And there’s no one better than d...
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